[ESSAY] What 'The Black Power Movement' Started in Texas

[ESSAY] What 'The Black Power Movement' Started in Texas

A UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN STUDENT SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE IN ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR COURSES ON CAMPUS

by Elijah Watson, April 02, 2013

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[ESSAY] What 'The Black Power Movement' Started in Texas

generation to generation.

Moore, myself and other Black students commended the student for her moment of clarity, her statement being the beginning of what many Blacks in America seek from their White counterparts: understanding. That's how real racial justice begins, with a sometimes loud, sometimes angry, always passionate conversation. Discussion begets awareness. Awareness incites change.

Deep in the belly of Texas, Dr. Leonard N. Moore has started something.

Elijah Watson is a student at the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in journalism. His writing has appeared in The Daily Texan, the El Paso Times, Huffington Post, Noisey and RESPECT.MagFollow him on Twitter.

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